Distribution Engineer I, Walla Walla, Washington, #111325

Date: Apr 18, 2024

Location: Walla Walla, WA, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Under supervision, applies prescribed methods and standard practices in performing specific tasks within projects and assists other engineering staff on more complex projects. Develops distribution system engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, and performance assessments associated with the planning, design, licensing, construction, operation, and maintenance of the Company’s distribution facilities/systems.


•    Analyze the distribution system design, programming, and modification.
•    Develop distribution system engineering studies of limited scope and prepare data for cost estimations and analyses.
•    Run equipment and performance tests and install and inspect new equipment.
•    Conduct site inspections to ensure adherence to distribution system engineering standards.



•    Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college/university.
•    Basic knowledge and application of principles in area of electrical engineering.
•    Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
•    Ability to interact favorably with project and work teams. 
•    Communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.
•    Proficient with the use of personal computers and automated tools. 
•    On-call participation for distribution system outage supportTravel 25%
•    Perform other duties as assigned.


•    Engineering internship or other experience specific to electrical engineering discipline.
•    Completion of internship with an electrical utility.
•    Knowledge of distribution electrical systems.

Additional Information

Req Id: 111325
Company Code: Pacificorp
Primary Location: Walla Walla     
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Days
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $74,300-$87,400  

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12.00% of salary. 


Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: https://careers.pacificorp.com/content/New-Benefits-Page/?locale=en_US


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.


Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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